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Critical essays on C.S. Lewis

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Published by Scolar Press, Ashgate Pub. Co. in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Christian literature, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Fantasy literature, English -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by George Watson.
    SeriesCritical thought series ;, 1
    ContributionsWatson, George, 1927-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6023.E926 Z6416 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 284 p. ;
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1484157M
    ISBN 100859678539
    LC Control Number93152715


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Essays and criticism on C. Lewis - Critical Essays. The happy fact of C. Lewis’s creation of long fictional works is that the more of them he wrote, the better he became as a novelist. Why another book about C. Lewis.

The answer is simple: C. Lewis: A Critical Essay is the most concise and vivid introduction to the life and writings of the greatest Christian apologist of the twentieth published over forty years ago, and now updated to include an entirely new essay by the author, Kreeft’s book wisely allows Lewis to speak for himself through a series of 5/5(2).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Letter to Anne Barrett / J.R.R. Tolkien --British Academy obituary / Helen Gardner --In memoriam C.S. Lewis / Anon --C.S. Lewis / John Wain --Intellectual gaiety / A.J.P.

Taylor --C.S. Lewis: from Magdalen to Magdalene / John Constable --The humane medievalist /. Essays and criticism on C.S. Lewis - Critical Essays. Lewis – (Also wrote under pseudonyms Clive Hamilton, N. Clerk, and Nat Whilk; full name Clive Staples Lewis) English.

“READING, a week or two ago, Mr C. Lewis’s recently-published book, Beyond Personality (it is a series of reprinted broadcasts on theology), I learned from the blurb on the dust jacket that a critic who should, and indeed does, know better had likened an earlier book, The Screwtape Letters, to The Pilgrim’s Progress.

Selected Literary Essays includes over twenty of C. Lewis’s most important literary essays, written between and The topics discussed in this volume range from Chaucer to Kipling, from "The literary impact of the authorized version" to "Psycho-analysis and literary criticism," to Shakespeare and Bunyan, and Sir Walter Scott and William Morris/5(14).

Eight of C. Lewis’s timeless signature classics together in one es:• Mere Christianity• The Screwtape Letters• The Great Divorce• The Problem Additional formats: The Personal Heresy. A repackaged edition of the revered author’s set of dueling critical essays with fellow scholar E.

Tillyard in which they. Smoke on the Mountain: An Interpretation of the Ten Commandments () [Introduction only; book by Joy Davidman (Gresham Lewis)] 78 On Stories: And Other Essays on Literature (). Immediately download the C. Lewis summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching C.

Lewis. But perhaps the best insight into Lewis on progressivism and politics was a work of fiction—namely, his science-fiction novel, That Hideous Strength, the third and final book of his “Space Trilogy.” Covering a wide range of themes from marriage to human pride, the book’s plotline is centered on a progressivist organization called Author: Benjamin Hutchinson.

Her death in triggered the writing of A Grief Observed. Lewis himself died in 2. Historical Context. Lewis’s marriage to Joy Davidman, a brilliant Jewish woman 16 years his junior, converted to Christianity, in part, because of Lewis’s writings, brought unexpected happiness into his life.

To a friend Lewis wrote: “I never. C.S. Lewis () was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, theologian, broadcaster, and lecturer. He is best known for his fictional works, including The Screwtape Letters, The Space Trilogy, and The Chronicles of Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the second book in the seven-book Narnia series, often Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.

This volume includes over twenty of C.S. Lewis's most important literary essays, written between and The topics discussed range from Chaucer to Kipling, from 'The Literary Impact of the Authorised Version' to 'Psycho-Analysis and Literary Criticism', from Shakespeare and Bunyan to Sir Walter Scott and Jane Austen.

Common to each essay, however, is the lively Pages:   Mere Christianity – a book based on a series of BBC radio talks Lewis gave during the second world war – sells in vast quantities Author: Sam Leith.

C. Lewis Reviews The Hobbit, By C.S. Lewis Novem Arts & Culture. For it must be understood that this is a children’s book only in the sense that the first of many readings can be undertaken in the nursery.

Essays and Reviews, by C. Lewis. How is it that a story that was written in and made into a movie 56 years later is still relevant and interesting enough to get numerous awards.

There are qualities that make a book such a great success. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis possesses such qualities and can therefore be qualified as a classic. An accomplished British poetess, Kathleen Nott, attacked Lewis in her book, The Emperor’s Clothes: An Attack on the Dogmatic Orthodoxy of T.S.

Eliot, Graham Greene, Dorothy Sayers, C.S. Lewis, and Others. Sounding a bit like Rand, she labeled Lewis as “anti-rational” and “extreme right wing,” and claimed his willingness to attack. The official website for C.

Lewis. Browse a complete collection of his books, sign up for a monthly enewsletter, find additional resources, and more. The Abolition of Man is a book by C. led "Reflections on education with special reference to the teaching of English in the upper forms of schools," it uses that as a starting point for a defense of objective value and natural law as well as a warning of the consequences of doing away with or "debunking" those things.

It defends science as Author: C. Lewis. Selected Literary Essays includes over twenty of C. Lewis’s most important literary essays, written between and The topics discussed in this volume range from Chaucer to Kipling, from "The literary impact of the authorized version" to "Psycho-analysis and literary criticism," to Shakespeare and Bunyan, and Sir Walter Scott and William Morris.4/5(3).

C.S. Lewis uses a secondary world, Narnia, to convey complex, thought-provoking messages to readers of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. This paper examines the way a selection of Narnia's key characteristics prompt debates over logic and faith, comment on the nature of spiritual and metaphysical journeys, allow readers to broaden their conception of their own.

Good explanatory/critical essays about The Chronicles of Narnia. Spoiled Goodness: Lewis's Concept of Nature - Kathryn Ann Lindskoog C.S. Lewis's Narnia and the "Grand Design" - Charles A. Huttar The Parallel World of Narnia - Chad Walsh (about Lewis' children's stories he wrote as a teen) Further Up and Further In: Chronicles of Narnia - Margaret Patterson Hannay/5.

Reflection and Response of C.S Lewis After I have read the Book, One of the books Mere Christianity included five chapters. There were a lot of ideas of Right and Wrong as a Clue to the meaning of the Universe that God has created for us. The first chapter of Book One, C.S Lewis talked about The law of Nature.

After finish this chapter. Reviewing The Beliefs Of Christians As Highlighted In C.S Lewis Book Mere Christianity The author, C. Lewis, gives an account of the Christian belief. Before writing this book he had used materials for an informal radio broadcast.

The Into the Wardrobe forum debuted on June 30th, and was active until October 1st, The archives are open to the public and are filled with vast amounts of good reading and information for you to enjoy. If you wish to meet many of the Wardrobians who participated, we are still active on the Into the Wardrobe Facebook group.

Enter the Forum Archives. C.S. Lewis's Perelandra: Reshaping the Image of the Cosmos is that rare and delightful creature, a book of essays with a coherent vision, excellent contributors, and solid content across the board.

The essays by Ward, Fiddes, and Schwartz stand out as particularly insightful, but in truth there are no weak essays here, only good and excellent ones. This is a collection of 53 text consisting of mostly reviews, but also essays and other kinds of writings. It is a rather odd collection and show some of the width of what kept C.

Lewis ticking, but at the same time a collection may not keep the common reader all that interested/5. Just like C.S. Lewis, this book has a great amount of character, style, and content.

This is both a critical work, and a writer's work, and only Lewis could do both equally well in the same this work, which contains a good mix of various topics, Lewis details the importance of 'Story' and describes the stories that have been his favorites/5(5).

Today, Lewis’s book has its own biography—written by George Marsden—as one volume in a series on influential Christian books. But despite the book’s influence today (more than 70 years after the talks were delivered and 65 years since it first showed up in print), early reviewers felt little fondness for Lewis’s work or his vision of.

A repackaged edition of the revered author’s set of dueling critical essays with fellow scholar E. Tillyard in which they debate the role of an author’s biography in the critical appraisal of literature. Lewis—the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster, Christian apologist, and bestselling author of Mere.

Clive Staples Lewis (29 November – 22 November ) was a British writer and lay held academic positions in English literature at both Oxford University (Magdalen College, –) and Cambridge University (Magdalene College, –).He is best known for his works of fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, Born: Clive Staples Lewis, 29 November.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: Introduction / Harold Bloom --Dreams and letters / Chad Walsh --Fallen and redeemed: animals in the novels of C.S. Lewis / Margaret Blount --The inconsolable secret: biography / Margaret Patterson Hannay --The power of language / Dabney Adams Hart.

Clive Staples Lewis, popularly known as C.S. Lewis, was born on Novem in Belfast, Ireland now Northern Ireland (Sadler 12). As a child, C.S. Lewis wanted to be called Jack Lewis. He lived in a large gabled house called “little lea” with dark narrow passages and over grown gardens where he and his brother, Warren spent much of.

Out of Print. Lewis (–) is best remembered as a literary critic, essayist, theologian, and novelist, and his famed tales The Chronicles of Narnia and The Screwtape Letters have been read by millions. Now, A. Reyes reveals a different side of this diverse man of letters: translator.

About C. Lewis's List. InThe Christian Century published C. Lewis's answer to the question, “What books did most to shape your vocational attitude and your philosophy of life?” Lewis responded with ten titles, ranging from Virgil's Aeneid to James Boswell's The Life of Samuel Johnson and from George Herbert's The Temple to Boethius's.

Don King led seminars on C. Lewis at the Kilns — Lewis’ home just outside Oxford — for the C. Lewis Foundation in and A professor of English at Montreat College sinceDon is the author of numerous books including "C. Lewis, Poet: The Legacy of His Poetic Impulse," "Plain to the Inward Eye: Selected Essays on C.

Lewis," "Hunting the Unicorn: A. Why another book about C. Lewis. The answer is simple: C. Lewis: A Critical Essay is the most concise and vivid introduction to the life and writings of the greatest Christian apologist of the twentieth century.

First published over forty years ago, and now updated to include an entirely new essay by the author, Kreeft's book wisely allows Lewis to speak for himself through a Author: Peter Kreeft. Personal Heresy: A Controversy is a back-and-forth exchange between C.S. Lewis and E.M.W.

Tillyard on the topic of whether imaginative literature is primarily influenced by the author or by the subject matter. Lewis' argument is that the author's personality and history have little effect on the finished work, while Tillyard contends the : HarperOne.

Buy Critical Essays on C.S. Lewis (Critical Thought S.) by Watson, George (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Format: Hardcover. C.S Lewis For The Third Milennium by Peter Kreeft. You may also want to read some more informal personal reflections on the life, writings and thought of C.S.

Lewis by today’s best Lewis scholars — one of whom is (yes, you guessed it) Dr. Peter Kreeft. Here is an interview done with Kreeft. The topic: C.S. Lewis. Don’t be afraid to. “C. S. Lewis gets to the heart of the human condition, and Joe Rigney gets to the heart of C.

S. Lewis. Here is a much-needed book that offers a clear and concise overview of Lewis’s vision for the Christian life. Rigney’s take on Lewis is appreciative where deserved, critical where necessary, and always insightful in its application.”. An Experiment in Criticism - Ebook written by C.

S. Lewis. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read An Experiment in Criticism/5(13).

Postmodern academia no longer searches for truth. Except in the physical sciences, objectivity is too often replaced with moral relativism, “critical theory,” and the “lived experience” of individual scholars.

But none of this is new. It is an outgrowth of the cultural problems C.S. Lewis observed 75 years ago in one of his shortest and Continue reading .